MP William Kamket, two others grilled over alleged incitement

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Rift Valley politicians William Kamket (Tiaty MP), Peter Lochakapong (Sigor MP), and Julius Murgor (West Pokot Senator) at the Regional DCI Offices in Nakuru. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]

Two MPs and a senator from Baringo and West Pokot counties are being grilled at the Rift Valley Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) headquarters in Nakuru County over alleged incitement to violence.

The three are; Tiaty MP William Kamket, his Sigor counterpart Peter Lochakapong, and West Pokot Senator Julius Murgor.

At around 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 31, the three leaders presented themselves at the DCI offices accompanied by lawyer Kipkoech Ngetich, Kapenguria MP Samuel Moroto, and West Pokot Woman Representative Rael Kasiwai.

According to summons seen by The Standard, detectives are investigating a case of incitement to violence contrary to section 391 of the penal code.

"In exercise of the powers conferred upon me under section 52(1) of the National Police Act 2011, I, Awino Ongale a police investigator attached at DCI RCIO office Rift Valley do hereby summon you to appear before me on October 31, at 9.00 am without fail for purpose of interrogation and statement recording," the summon read in part.

The summon further read: "This is as provided for under section 52(4/5) of the National Police Service Act in regards to your alleged involvement in the said offense."

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